Sinaia, beyond the ocean (2011) 52’/76′


In May 1939 the ship Sinaia transported 1800 refugees from the Spanish Civil War from France to Mexico. It was the first of a series of boats that offered a new life to thousands of refugees. The documentary “Sinaia, más allá del océano” (“Sinaia, beyond the ocean”) recreates that epos through a day to day journey that today makes a merchant ship on the same route, while we hear at the same time the witnesses who experienced that journey.



Director: Joan Lopez Lloret
Screenplay: Joan Lopez Lloret
Assistant Director: Barbara Ochoa / Cora Estival
Cinematography: Joan Lopez Lloret
Editing: Israel Santamaria / Meri Collazos Sola
Visual Effects: Gerard Morrón
Sound: Amanda Villavieja / Verónica Font
Post-Produccion sound: Gerardo Quiroz / UN,2,3 produccions
Music: J.S Bach, G. Fauré, M.Ponce, P.Hindemith, D.Shostakóvich (Interpretado por Marçal Cervera)
Executive production: Oriol Cortacans y Inti Cordera
Production: Batabat i la Maroma (Mexico DF) en co-producción con TVC i ONCE TV



Documenta Madrid 2012
Festival de Cine español de Tolouse 2012
DocsTown 2012 – Mèxic
Festival de cine Migratorio Santander (2014)
Nominate best Documentary, best Script. Award a Best Production designer and best Sound Track at Pantalla de Cristal Awards (Mèxic) 2011.

Released in theaters in Spain. December 2012